What is the purpose of the role?
The Portfolio office resourcing analyst is responsible for resource management covering but not exclusive to the utilisation, allocation, on-boarding and off-boarding of the TTA Portfolio Office pooled resources and portfolio office resources. The role will collaborate with other key stakeholders to manage a proactive resourcing view of the pooled resources. The role will also be engaged with the appraisal / PDR process to capture capability updates to ensure alignment with new initiatives in the portfolio plan.
What makes this role unique?
Do you want to be a part of a company that provides an essential service to our 14.4million customers? Do you pride yourself in being able to make a real difference to deliver excellent customer service? Come and join Thames Water IT on our transformation journey to deliver new IT services in partnership with our business.
What will this role involve?
Manage collection the requirements of the Pooled Resources.
Ensure the resource profiles are pro-actively resourced to allow for the delivery of the portfolio plan.
Scrutinise and challenge resourcing requirements appropriately.
Facilitate the resourcing process including raising of PAWS, PO’s and extension and termination of contract.
Allocate resource based on requirements of planned portfolio initiatives.
Ensure updates of competency reviews are embedded into the resource management process.
Responsible for the off-boarding of pooled and portfolio office resources.
Ensure input into the resource management reporting.
Analyse and provide insight into the utilisation of the resources.
Address ad-hoc reporting requirements.
Provide guidance to users (Process and procedures).
Responsible for the Programme Delivery resources to completion of timesheets and their approval.
What are we looking for?
You will be competent working with SharePoint and hold advanced competency in the use of the MS Office Suite, Expert MS Excel user. You will be known to have a pro-active approach to delivery and issue resolution and have strong stakeholder management skills. You will have good attention to detail. You will have a strong interest in project delivery and controls and an understanding of project delivery methodologies. Being qualified in Prince2 or MSP Practitioner would be beneficial. You will hold a P3O qualification. It would be beneficial if you have Project Management experience. You will have knowledge of being an effective trainer and demonstrate the ability to engage and communicate persuasively with a broad range of stakeholders, up to and including board level. You may have worked in a planning background as you will be keeping planning reports up to date. You will be known to be trust worthy and able to source solutions in an ever changing environment.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role is based in our Reading office with a salary band of £40-£45k depending on experience, our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.
About Thames Water
Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.
We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 27/03/2018.